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commit 46e33dacf5f13c131ed6b0b9ee151dd492028672
parent da65cf92c7b50d8422a0b9021ca72f8c1da374cf
Author: Hugo Soucy <hugo@soucy.cc>
Date:   Sat,  9 Jan 2021 22:28:49 -0500

Add new bookmarks

Acontent/2021/mp/history-will-not-remember-us-fondly.lua | 8++++++++
Acontent/2021/mp/history-will-not-remember-us-fondly.md | 12++++++++++++
Acontent/2021/mp/the-power-of-anarchist-analysis.lua | 8++++++++
Acontent/2021/mp/the-power-of-anarchist-analysis.md | 43+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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diff --git a/content/2021/mp/history-will-not-remember-us-fondly.lua b/content/2021/mp/history-will-not-remember-us-fondly.lua @@ -0,0 +1,8 @@ +return { + title = "History will not remember us fondly", + url = "https://drewdevault.com/2021/01/07/History-will-not-remember-us-fondly.html", + date = "2021-01-07", + datetime = "21:28:21", + posttype = "bookmark", + keywords = { "history","capitalism","usa","politics","future" } +} diff --git a/content/2021/mp/history-will-not-remember-us-fondly.md b/content/2021/mp/history-will-not-remember-us-fondly.md @@ -0,0 +1,12 @@ +<https://drewdevault.com/2021/01/07/History-will-not-remember-us-fondly.html> + +> &laquo;*We possess the resources and production necessary to provide every +> human being on Earth with a comfortable living: adequate food, +> housing, health, and happiness. We have decided not to do so. We have +> achieved what one may consider the single unifying goal of the entire +> history of humanity: we have eliminated natural scarcity for our basic +> resources. We have done this, and we choose to deny our fellow humans +> their basic needs, in the cruel pursuit of profit. We have more empty +> homes than we have homeless people. America alone throws away enough +> food to feed the entire world population. And we choose to let our +> peers die of hunger and exposure*.&raquo; diff --git a/content/2021/mp/the-power-of-anarchist-analysis.lua b/content/2021/mp/the-power-of-anarchist-analysis.lua @@ -0,0 +1,8 @@ +return { + title = "The Power of Anarchist Analysis", + url = "https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/12/the-power-of-anarchist-analysis", + date = "2021-01-07", + datetime = "21:44:24", + posttype = "bookmark", + keywords = { "anarchism","analysis","article", } +} diff --git a/content/2021/mp/the-power-of-anarchist-analysis.md b/content/2021/mp/the-power-of-anarchist-analysis.md @@ -0,0 +1,43 @@ +<https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/12/the-power-of-anarchist-analysis> + +> &laquo;*But I liked the anarchists most because they asked penetrating +> and useful questions and refused to defer to authority.*&raquo; +> +> [...] +> +> &laquo;*That doesn’t mean that there are no legitimate +> authorities. But it does mean that no authority is presumptively +> legitimate. The king’s orders might be good ones, but they are not +> good because he is the king, and their being good does not +> necessarily make kings good or necessary. Your professor may be +> right, but they are not right because they are your +> professor.*&raquo; +> +> [...] +> +> &laquo;*The anarchist has a brain that won’t shut up. They cannot +> keep themselves from asking “What is this? What is it for? Must +> things be this way? Can they be different?” Children, of course, ask +> questions like these, and one reason I like anarchists is that they +> refuse to stop asking questions that we all had as children but +> never received satisfactory answers to. If you asked: Why are some +> people very rich and other people very poor, and why do the rich +> people not just give the poor people enough money, you were probably +> fed some bullshit that doesn’t really make sense. Some of us just +> stop asking questions eventually, but anarchists are uncommonly +> stubborn people who do not accommodate themselves to the society +> around them no matter how intense the pressure. *&raquo; +> +> [...] +> +> &laquo;*The anarchist tradition is also strongly democratic. If you +> read old anarchist books, you will find that they are accessible, +> because anarchists believe in the “democratization of knowledge” and +> are suspicious of having a small class of intellectuals be the only +> ones who understand things. Anarchists are generally pro +> “decentralization”: They do not like concentrated power, and they +> raise important questions about how we can balance the need to +> accomplish things with making sure there is mass +> participation. (Occupy’s general assemblies with their consensus +> process were an example of anarchist democracy, which is beautiful +> and uncommonly inclusive but often maddeningly inefficient.)*&raquo;